Skype 12.04 fails on Ubuntu 14.04

Initially silently fails to start
Run from terminal and it explains the error

32 bit lib fails to load, add following to ~/.profile

See blog entry

sudo /etc/


export LD_PRELOAD="/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/mesa/ $LD_PRELOAD"

Then error mesg, see blog entry

sudo update-alternatives --config i386-linux-gnu_gl_conf
select 1 and enter

sudo ldconfig


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